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13 Jun 2020
Following Wednesday’s tribunal judgment, which upheld Senator Smart Adeyemi as winner of the November 16, 2019, Kogi West Senatorial election rerun...
Femi Fani-Kayode
3 Mar 2020
Prominent Nigerian politician, essayist, poet and lawyer David Oluwafemi Adewunmi Abdulateef Fani-Kayode has taken to his Facebook page to announce that he has made his Nollywood debut in a series titled "Silent Prejudice". Fani-Kayode who was the Special Assistant (Public Affairs) to President Olusegun Obasanjo from July 2003 until June 2006 in his Facebook expressed his excitement about his…
23 Aug 2019
Senator Dino Melaye has said he is unbothered after he was sacked by the Kogi state national assembly/state assembly election tribunal as the senator representing Kogi west senatorial district. "On Tribunal judgment. No cause 4 alarm at all," Melaye said on Friday. "Even if it went my way they will still go to the Appeal…
26 Feb 2019
There was a mild drama on Sunday as the collation officer for Lokoja Local Government Area of Kogi State, Dr. Folorunsho, presented a different figure that removed...
19 Jan 2019
The High Court of Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, yesterday, granted Senator Dino Melaye bail on health grounds. Until yesterday when he was finally granted bail, the senator representing Kogi West was held in a Police health facility in Abuja. He was being hunted by the Police for alleged criminal conspiracy and attempted culpable homicide.…
7 Jan 2019
Kogi West Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on the security agencies to release Senator Dino Melaye, who is representing the senatorial zone, without further delay. The call came after an emergency meeting held at the Iyah-Gbede residence of General David Jemibewon (rtd.) to review the “unabated intimidation” of the senator. In a statement signed…
29 Dec 2018
Some armed mobile policemen yesterday besieged the streets leading to the Abuja residence of Senator Dino Melaye who represents Kogi West in the National Assembly. The residence on 11 Sangha Street, off Mississippi, Maitama, Abuja was completely taken over by the fierce looking police officers. At the time of filing this report, the security operatives…
8 Nov 2018
The Senate yesterday ordered an investigation into an alleged use of the Federal Government’s special intervention project funds for President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election.
15 Aug 2018
A common way to describe Nigeria’s democracy is to liken it to a gilded tea-cup made for a specific type of people. Hence, Nigeria’s political elite usually see themselves as special breed, who are larger-than-life and most often above the law. They need no introduction in the public sphere as their ego and brocade dress…
30 Jul 2018
Senate president, Bukola Saraki has called Senator Abdullahi Adamu of Nasarawa West the 'attack dog of the executive', a liar, among other things. Saraki was responding to Adamu's latest claim that the Senate president called Senator Dino Melaye of Kogi West senatorial district a clown. Adamu told the Daily Trust that the Senate president referred…
28 Jul 2018
Following his alleged kidnap by some gunmen on Thursday morning, Senator Dino Melaye claimed he has regained his freedom yesterday morning.
27 Jul 2018
Senator Dino Melaye on Friday announced he has escaped from his abductors, eleven hours after he was allegedly kidnapped. The lawmaker representing Kogi west was earlier reported to have been kidnapped on his way to court in Kogi on Thursday. Dino Melaye's abduction was announced by Senator Ben Murray-Bruce (PDP, Bayelsa East) yesterday who tweeted:…

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